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The Amazon rainforest is about to cross an irreversible threshold that will turn it into a savanna, top scientists say


This Aussie super fund will buy up a chunk of the Amazon rainforest when you join – to stop it being destroyed


The Amazon fires aren't a natural disaster. 'Bolsonaro has created the perfect conditions for this perfect storm,' one researcher said.



Indonesia is spending $33 billion to move its capital from a sinking city to an island where forests have been burning


Earth is a spaceship, and the Amazon is a crucial part of our life-support system, creating up to 20% of our oxygen. Here's why we need the world's largest rainforest.


Brazil has seen 100,000 fire alerts in 10 days, but it's not just the Amazon — one map shows how much of South America is burning



The Amazon is losing about 3 football fields' worth of rainforest per minute


The blazes in the Amazon are so big they can be seen from space. One map shows the alarming scale of the fires.


The fires in the Amazon are the result of seasonal burning that farmers do every year. Here's why they have gotten so bad this summer.


Fires in the Amazon could be part of a doomsday scenario that sees the rainforest spewing carbon into the atmosphere and speeding up climate change even more


The Amazon is burning at a rate not seen since we started keeping track. The smoke is reaching cities 2,000 miles away.


We've killed off more than 50% of forest animals on Earth, a new report found — even more evidence of a 6th mass extinction



The 'lungs of the planet' are burning at a record rate. If too much of the Amazon disappears, that 'dieback' could turn the land into a savanna.


I visited a nursing home for retired lumberjack elephants in Myanmar — here's what it's like to care for ageing elephants every day


13 photos that show how humans have changed the world's forests


Brazil's new president has started taking steps towards damaging the 'lungs of the planet'



As Brazil's new president threatens the Amazon, Brazilian entrepreneurs create a device for large-scale forest restoration


These 20 images of Earth over the past 70 years show why countries signed the Paris Agreement


The world's tropical forests now emit more CO2 than all US cars and trucks combined


23 images that show how much we've reshaped planet Earth over the last century